WHY ABBAS WAS SECRETLY SUMMONED TO SAUDI ARABIA

WHY ABBAS WAS SECRETLY SUMMONED TO SAUDI ARABIA

BY CHARLES BYBELEZER/ NOVEMBER 11, 2017 Analysts say that Sunni Riyadh is trying to exert influence amid its ongoing feud with Shiite Iran.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was unexpectedly summoned this week to Saudi Arabia for impromptu meetings with...
Iran building a permanent military base in Syria

Iran building a permanent military base in Syria

Satellite photos commissioned by the BBC show construction of two dozen large low-rise buildings — likely for housing soldiers and vehicles By TOI STAFF and AGENCIES10 November 2017, 11:43 pm  0 Satellite image of alleged Iranian base in Syria (Airbus, Digital...